The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Real Error of Cyril Burt.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Paul Broca was a professor of surgery in what city?
(a) New York
(b) Paris
(c) London
(d) Boston

2. Burt seemed to have increased his sample of patients from fewer then 20 to more than ________ in a number of publications. This irregularity began the undoing of his work's findings.
(a) 150
(b) 100
(c) 50
(d) 1000

3. Negative correlation is given by vectors going in ____________ directions.
(a) opposite
(b) straight
(c) the same
(d) curved

4. Who was the data analyst for the answer to #55?
(a) No one
(b) Milton
(c) Morton
(d) Gould

5. What technique is explained in terms of geometry and matrix algebra?
(a) Trigonometry
(b) Factor analysis
(c) Advanced algebra
(d) Calculus

Short Answer Questions

1. "G" was considered to be _________.

2. Goddard was trying to develop a _____________ scale to measure intelligence.

3. The individual's social and economic status is determined by biology so any attempt to make changes has to be _________.

4. Sir Cyril Burt was a medical tester who studied ___________.

5. How many reasons did Burt feel could be used for discounting the effects of environment?

(see the answer key)

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